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The Resource Born on the Fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents ; an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production ; an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone

Born on the Fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents ; an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production ; an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone

Label
Born on the Fourth of July
Title
Born on the Fourth of July
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents ; an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production ; an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1990: Best Director (Oliver Stone), Best Film Editing (David Brenner, Joe Hutshing). BMI Film & TV Awards, 1990: BMI Film Music Award (John Williams). Directors Guild of America,1990: DGA Award in Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Oliver Stone ... [et al.]). Golden Globes, 1990: Best Director - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone), Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Tom Cruise), Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone, Ron Kovich), Political Film Society, 1991: PFS Award in Democracy
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Born on the Fourth of July (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editing, David Brenner, Joe Hutshing; music by, John Williams
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, with optional Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1939-
  • 1955-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver,
  • Ho, A. Kitman,
  • Kovic, Ron,
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Sedgwick, Kyra,
  • Dafoe, Willem,
  • Barry, Raymond J.
  • Richardson, Robert
  • Williams, John
  • Kovic, Ron
  • Ixtlan Corporation
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
145
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  • Kovic, Ron
  • Disabled veterans
  • Pacifists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Technique
live action
Label
Born on the Fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents ; an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production ; an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • Special features (DVD): optional audio commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives--back story : Born on the Fourth of July
  • Special features (Blu-ray): optional audio commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives--back story : Born on the Fourth of July; 100 years of Universal: Academy Award winners; 100 years of Universal : the '80s
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
804911446
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray + DVD
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.):
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192147333
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 62122851
  • 2018574
  • 2021255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)804911446
System details
  • DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, or DTS 5.1 (requires the use of a DTS decoder)
  • Blu-ray disc; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS HD Master Audio 5.1(English) or DTS 5.1 (French, Spanish) sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc
Label
Born on the Fourth of July, Universal Pictures presents ; an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production ; an Oliver Stone picture ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; directed by Oliver Stone
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Ron Kovic
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989
  • Special features (DVD): optional audio commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives--back story : Born on the Fourth of July
  • Special features (Blu-ray): optional audio commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives--back story : Born on the Fourth of July; 100 years of Universal: Academy Award winners; 100 years of Universal : the '80s
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
804911446
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray + DVD
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.):
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192147333
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 62122851
  • 2018574
  • 2021255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)804911446
System details
  • DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, or DTS 5.1 (requires the use of a DTS decoder)
  • Blu-ray disc; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS HD Master Audio 5.1(English) or DTS 5.1 (French, Spanish) sound formats; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc

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